Former Speaker of the US House of Representatives criticizes Mr. Trump for causing instability

Nancy Pelosi suggested that former President Trump wanted to incite unrest when he said he received word that he would be “arrested” on March 21.

“The ex-president’s announcement this morning was reckless. He did so only to make the media mention him and incite unrest among his supporters,” former US House Speaker Pelosi wrote on the evening of March 18. Twitter. “He cannot escape that he broke the law, disrespected our elections and incited violence. Our legal system will decide how to hold him accountable. duty”.

Nancy Pelosi speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill, Washington, in July last year.  Photo: AFP.

Nancy Pelosi speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill, Washington, in July last year. Image: AFP.

Pelosi’s comments came after former President Trump wrote on the social network Truth he founded that he received word that he would be “arrested” on March 21 and called on supporters to organize protests. to protest. However, he did not specify the charges against him, nor did he provide any evidence that he was about to be arrested.

Ms. Pelosi is not the only Democrat to comment on Mr. Trump’s statement. Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, the Democratic leader in the House, appeared to refer to the former US president in a tweet criticizing “right-wing extremists” for his “provocative” words.

“We live in the midst of a democracy,” Jeffries wrote. “Right-wing extremists fan the flames of political violence with inciting statements that are not suitable for their role in serving the country.”

Alvin Bragg, the federal prosecutor for the district of Manhattan, is investigating allegations that former President Donald Trump violated federal law by paying $130,000, through his trusted attorney Michael Cohen, to conceal his relationship with the actor. porn film Stormy Daniels during the 2016 presidential campaign.

Bragg, a Democrat, and a team of prosecutors earlier this year submitted investigative evidence to a grand jury to decide whether to bring Trump to court. The prosecutor has summoned multiple witnesses over the past few weeks to help investigate, including Cohen, Daniels and at least two former Trump aides, former political adviser Kellyanne Conway and former staffer. Hope Hicks Media.

In his post, the former US president criticized the Manhattan district attorney’s office as “politically motivated” and that all charges against him are baseless.

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, a Republican, meanwhile said any potential indictment against the former president showed “excessive abuse of power” by the Manhattan prosecutor’s office.

Vu Hoang (Theo Fox News)

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